Advert ID: 20005935
Land & Sea Ranger Mentor
Thamarrurr Development Corporation
An exciting opportunity has arisen!
Thamarrurr Development Corporation (TDC) located in Wadeye, NT, is seeking a Ranger Mentor to join our dynamic team of Land and Sea Rangers.
The Thamarrurr Rangers are based in Wadeye and look after the natural and cultural values of a large area of traditionally owned lands in the Western Top End of the Northern Territory. We are responsible for around 18 000km2 of land and over 200km of coastline in the remote area between Cape Scott and the WA border. Our team is comprised mostly of Traditional Owners from the region and we are answerable to the local Indigenous community in all our activities. The Land & Sea Rangers are well established, having operated continuously for more than 10 years.
Our responsibilities include the culturally appropriate management of fire, feral animals and weeds on the land and we play a compliance role in monitoring recreational and commercial fishing in our sea country. We also facilitate access and help to protect sacred and cultural sites in the region. All our activities are guided by the aspirations and values of the Traditional Owners.
We employ 14-18 local Rangers and a small number of support staff. As part of the Thamarrurr Development Corporation, we benefit from the behind the scenes support of a bigger organisation.
The core duties of the Ranger Mentor is to improve the skill level of the Rangers, specific to conservation and land management work and assist with the day-to-day organisation of ranger activities.
If you love working closely with the local Aboriginal people, have an affinity for land care and conservation, seeking a mostly alfresco work environs and relish the day-to-day challenges of a varied range of duties, then this position will tick your boxes!
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For a copy of the Position Description and general information, please contact email@example.com or for position-specific details, please contact the Land and Sea Manager, Peter Sheldon, via firstname.lastname@example.org
All applications must include contact details of at least two referees.
Land & Sea Ranger Mentor - Position Description - pd-ranger-mentor-part-2-signed-pdf